While getting up there at 142,000 miles and not the best at gas mileage (15 MPG city & 21 highway), this Caprice Classic 9C1 is not ready to retire just yet! The back seating area ensures that the driver and front passenger would never have their rear passenger's knees bumping into their backs. This vehicle has taken most of its miles in big-city urban driving, and it has shown remarkable dependency. On the highway, its size has given the driver a sense of security while cruising between massive trucks. An unexpected additional safety factor is that many speeders slow up when coming up from behind, because they think it's an unmarked trooper car!
Size, comfort, 5.0 L 305 cu.in. V-8 with regular gas, huge trunk.
Sadly the Caprice line was retired in 1996. Hopefully Chevrolet won't cheapen the Caprice legacy by renaming any new large front-wheel car with the Caprice name.
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